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Baseball story inspires young man to serve mission

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

It started with a Facebook message in early July 2011. "Hi Trent," the message began. "Are you by chance th...

Mormon Jabari Parker, 17, might be next big thing in NBA

by ABC News | Saints & Sports

In the pool of high school players considered strong enough to make it to the NBA, 17-year-old Jabari Parke...


Bryce Harper's 'clown question' quip speaks to Mormon prohibition

by CNN | Saints & Sports

Nineteen-year-old baseball phenom Bryce Harper isn’t known for drawing attention to his faith – he’s kinda ...


Watching Katie Couric's interview with Jabari Parker at New York Mormon meetinghouse

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

A month before my story on Jabari Parker appeared in Sports Illustrated, I obtained permission from my edit...

BYU wins WCC Institutional Sportsmanship Award

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

The 2011-12 WCC Institutional and Individual Sportsmanship Award winners were announced last week at the th...


'The right decision' - Mormon gold medalist honored for living with integrity

by LDS Church News | Saints & Sports

For many athletes, success doesn't get much better than winning an Olympic gold medal. However, biathlete A...

BYU basketball: Remembering Kresimir Cosic

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame uploaded several induction speaches to its YouTube page today...

USU athletics director says Aggies didn't recruit BYU to WAC

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Two years later, the Utah State Aggies still say they never tried to steal BYU from the Mountain West. Whic...

BYU pitcher named All-American

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Relief pitcher Mason Marshall of BYU has been named to the 2012 Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American te...


BYU track: Same place, same event, 42 years later

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

When Chris Carter advanced to the final of the 400 meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Champi...